Master Bedroom Tour

I’m in the midst of a redecoration of our Master Bedroom. You know the kind: nothing is really “wrong” with anything, but one day I just walked in and was just…tired of it.

We’ve had the same bedroom decor scheme since we got married 4+ years ago. Somehow it just started to feel…dark…to me, for some reason. So I decided to change it up a bit.

Before I did anything, I photographed it – because it’s no fun to redecorate a room if there’s no before-and-after, right?! So check it out…

Welcome to our Master Bedroom!

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Find Your Optimum Level of Cozy!

Ah, January. Everything is fresh and new and…cold. Or wet, depending.

Here in Florida? It’s wet. It’s rained for days on end now, but I happen to like the rain! If I don’t have to go out in it. If I can stay inside and let the rain fall outside, I’m pretty happy!

And when it comes to the inside of my home, I’ve always wanted it to be cozy. I’ve wanted people who visit to immediately feel at home and safe and calm in our home – and I hope I’ve accomplished that so far! But here recently, I’ve been working on making one particular room in our home “cozy”. That room is the Master Bedroom.

We’ve had the same decor in our Master Bedroom since we got married. Everything has been shades of teals and browns. One day I’ll give y’all a tour of that decor. And teal and brown is fine – but I was ready for a change!

So I started thinking…how about shades of white and blue, with some yellow thrown in? Bright, cheerful, clean, cozy and not TOO girly (for the sake of my hubby, right?)

Well, as far as I’m concerned, the first step in making sure a Master Bedroom is cozy is taking care of the bed itself. I’m a pretty frugal chick, but I’ll be honest: one thing I don’t mind splurging on is bed linens. Why? Because you can’t put a value on a good night’s sleep! And in looking for some fantastic bedding, I knew I had to check out Parachute Home.

Look what I found!

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Can’t you see yourself sinking into the middle of those?! Along with a few of these…

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Bedroom Clean and Tidy – A Guest Post!

I’ve always been big on keeping my bedroom clean. Growing up, there was just something about coming home from school to a clean room. (That, plus the fact that my mom would clean my room FOR me if I didn’t keep it clean, and I couldn’t have THAT!)

As I got older, my bedroom was the place I studied and I came to relax after a long day of work. After I got married, it was even more important to keep our room clean, comfortable and a place of sanctuary, really.

So when professional blogger Sofia Lewis contacted me to see if I’d be interesting in publishing her article on “Keeping Your Bedroom Clean and Tidy”, I thought it was a fantastic idea!

So, without further ado…here’s Sofia!

A clean and tidy bedroom should be part of your daily house cleaning routine. You will find that it is fairly easy to get your whole house feeling it’s best if you pay attention to the details, and don’t shirk from tidying and cleaning the house as you pass through it, when you have time. Domestic cleaning is not about spending ages on one day of the week scrubbing and mopping, and if it is for you, then you should get a professional cleaner to come in. The fact is that a little maintenance every day can go a long way towards ensuring that your domestic cleaning is something that does not really bother you that much in the long run. Having a contract cleaner is another way to take the pressure off, but that is not an option that is available to all budgets, and it can be more satisfying to do these things yourself.

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Have a look over the following bedroom cleaning tips, to see if any of them help you, and be aware that these tips are to be part of a light routine, rather than a deep cleaning one, so there is no upholstery cleaning nor any carpet cleaning involved.

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